SPECIES

Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Scientific name definitions

David A. Buehler
Version: 2.0 — Published October 7, 2022

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Adult
© Larry Arbanas, California, United States, 2005
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Adult
© Timothy Barksdale, , United States, Jan 2001
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Adult with nestlings
© Larry Arbanas, California, United States, 2005
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Adult
© Eric Liner, Alaska, United States, 26 Jun 2007
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Adult
© Eric Liner, Alaska, United States, 04 Jul 2007
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Adult
© Benjamin Clock, New York, United States, 14 Mar 2011
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Second year
© Larry Arbanas, California, United States, 2005
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Fourth year with Snow Geese
© Timothy Barksdale, Missouri, United States, Dec 1998
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Third year
© Timothy Barksdale, New Mexico, United States, Dec 1997
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Second year
© Timothy Barksdale, Missouri, United States, Apr 1999
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Close up of immature (second basic plumage) face.
© Wayne Hall, Alaska, United States, 09 Jul 2014
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Close up of adult (definitive basic plumage) face.
© Wayne Hall, Alaska, United States, 10 Aug 2013
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 Breeding habitat.
© Larry Arbanas, California, United States, 2005
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Migratory habitat; Minnesota, United States.
© Jerry Liguori, Minnesota, United States, 22 Oct 2013
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Overwintering habitat; Utah, United States.
© Jerry Liguori, Utah, United States, 28 Feb 2012
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Roosting habitat; Utah, United States.
© Jerry Liguori, Utah, United States, 25 Feb 2013
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Roosting habitat; Saskatchewan, Canada.
© John Patterson, Saskatchewan, Canada, 04 Dec 2021
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Flight capture while hunting fish.
© Drew Weber, New York, United States, 21 Feb 2021
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Feeding on cormorant.
© Thore Noernberg, Baja California Sur, Mexico, 06 Mar 2018
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Scavenging for dead fish.
© Josep del Hoyo, Alaska, United States, 08 Jun 2012
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Hunting duck.
© Timothy Barksdale, Missouri, United States, Jan 1999
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Retrieving goose carcass.
© Timothy Barksdale, Missouri, United States, 05 Dec 1995
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Vocalizing immature in social group.
© Josep del Hoyo, Alaska, United States, 08 Jun 2012
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Preening.
© Timothy Barksdale, New Mexico, United States, Dec 1997
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Preening.
© Timothy Barksdale, Kansas, United States, 04 Nov 1995
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Mobbing by corvids.
© Jerry Liguori, Utah, United States, 28 Feb 2013
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Incubating eggs.
© Sunil Bhavsar, California, United States, 13 Mar 2021
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Feeding young.
© Thomas Oots, Minnesota, United States, 30 Apr 2020
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Fledgling flapping wings in the nest.
© Thomas Oots, Minnesota, United States, 22 Jun 2019

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Recommended Citation

Buehler, D. A. (2022). Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald and S. G. Mlodinow, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.baleag.02